Recent Politics releases

DRC ELECTORAL COMMISSION USES PUBLIC FUNDS TO SECURE LOBBY GROUP SERVICES

[PRESSWIRE] South Africa - 28 June, 2018 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (CENI) has appointed Washington based lobby group, Avenue Strategies, to pressure the US Administration into accepting the use of electronic voting machines in the upcoming general elections. This is despite widespread condemnation from opposition parties.

The Federation of German Industries: "The United Kingdom is Hurtling Towards a Disorderly Brexit"

 [PRESSWIRE] BERLIN, June 22, 2018 -- "There is a big risk that Brussels and London will be left empty-handed on 29 March 2019. Two years after the referendum, the United Kingdom is hurtling towards a disorderly Brexit," so said Joachim Lang, Director General of The Federation of German Industries (BDI), on Friday in Berlin on the second anniversary of the Brexit referendum.

Election Day Update: Voters To Consider Proposition 69, Key Infrastructure Accountability Measure

 [PRESSWIRE] LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2018 -- In the upcoming election on Tuesday, June 5, California voters will consider whether to adopt Proposition 69. This critical measure will hold legislators accountable and ensures that the estimated $5 billion in annual revenue generated from SB 1 taxes and fees will be used solely for its intended purposes: investing in critical transportation infrastructure projects.

Dutch Biotech Micreos 'Alternative to Antibiotics' Wins Ideas From Europe Finals

 [PRESSWIRE] THE HAGUE, Netherlands, April 26, 2018 -- In the presence of Mrs. Elsbieta Bienkowska, European Commissioner Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, and Mrs. Mona Keijzer, State Secretary Economic Affairs & Climate Policy, 12 finalists pitched their inspiring innovations to tackle global challenges, such as healthcare challenges, climate change, immigration, bullying, food waste, extinction of species and renewable energy.

TAKE AN EXCLUSIVE TOUR OF THE PALACE OF WESTMINSTER AND HIGH TEA FOR TWO WITH LORD BIRT, WHILE SUPPORTING CHARITY

[PRESSWIRE] London, 10 April, 2018 – The Palace of Westminster, also known as the home of the House of Commons and House of Lords, is the centre of British government, where all the key decisions affecting every single person in the country are made. And once again, CharityStars.com – the UK’s leading charity auction website – is offering a money can’t buy experience, with a behind the scenes tour of the Palace of Westminster and high tea with a leading parliamentarian for two people. But hurry, as the auction closes this week and there’s not much time left to bid.

United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Benjamin Carson, to Keynote Five Star Government Forum

[PRESSWIRE] DALLAS, March 26, 2018 – United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Benjamin Carson, will address attendees at the 2018 Five Star Government Forum in Washington, D.C., on April 3.

Votem to be a Founding Member in Dept. of Homeland Security Council on Elections

 [PRESSWIRE] CLEVELAND, March 16, 2018 -- Votem is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Homeland Security's Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) for the Election Infrastructure Subsector.

BE OPEN and the Mayor's Fund for London Announce the Winner of Their Global Open Call

 [PRESSWIRE] LONDON, March 16, 2018 -- BE OPEN, a creative think-tank founded by the international entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturina, and the Mayor's Fund for London, a social mobility charity, has selected the winner of their open call #BEOPENDesignCity.

Foreign Spectators of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Can Exit Russia With an Electronic FAN ID

 [PRESSWIRE] MOSCOW, March 16, 2018 -- The Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation has announced that the Federal Law "On the preparation and holding in the Russian Federation the FIFA World Cup 2018™ and the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and introduction of the amendments to some Russian Federation legislative acts" was published on the official website of the President of Russia (http://kremlin.ru/acts/news/57003).

Steve Bannon: "I keep on coming"

[PRESSWIRE] Zurich, Switzerland - 02 March, 2018 -- Before visiting Switzerland to deliver his first public speech in Europe, ever, Steve Bannon gave an exclusive, major interview to Weltwoche’s chief foreign policy editor, Urs Gehriger. The conversation took place last week in New York City and was published in today’s print edition of Die Weltwoche.